Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was born on August 4, 1900, in Hitchin or London, United Kingdom.
She served as Queen of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from December 11, 1936, to February 6, 1952, as the wife of King George VI.
She became the last Empress of India from her husband's accession as King-Emperor in 1936 until the British Raj was terminated in August 1947.
Following her husband's death, she was referred to as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother in order to avoid confusion with her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II.
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother was born into a family of British nobility.
In 1923, she rose to prominence when she married the Duke of York, the second son of King George V and Queen Mary.
She undertook a variety of public engagements and eventually became known for her consistently cheerful countenance.
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Age Of Death
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother was 101 years old at the time of her death. She passed away on March 30, 2002, in Royal Lodge, Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom.